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Author: David Hunt

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Jan 26, 2022

7 Online Programs Rank Among Top 10 in U.S. News Rankings

NC State has long been recognized for the quality of its on-campus teaching, student support and research facilities. Now its online degree programs are on the rise. 

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Dec 9, 2021

NC State Leads Raleigh Effort to Meet Students’ Basic Needs

In response to alarming rates of food and housing insecurity among college students, NC State is joining forces with the city of Raleigh and other area institutions to develop systems-level solutions. The effort is sponsored by the National League of Cities. 

NC State Memorial Belltower

Nov 29, 2021

Erik Dixon Named to Board of Trustees

An alumnus of the College of Engineering who is helping connect rural areas of North Carolina is the newest member of NC State's governing board. 

Ray Odierno seated with large sign behind him reading NC State.

Oct 10, 2021

Ray Odierno, Alum Who Served as Top Army General, Dies

Odierno, a member of NC State's Board of Trustees, served three tours in Iraq, where he was responsible for the counterinsurgency strategy that helped reduce violence. 

Close up of university seal on the floor of the Talley Student Union.

Aug 26, 2021

NC State Rises to 4th Place on List of Best Employers

NC State's resilient faculty and staff keep their faith in the university's mission, driving the institution up five spots on an annual survey of North Carolina's best places to work. 

J.C. Raulston behind a sign identifying the NCSU Arboretum in the 1970s.

Jun 26, 2021

People, Plants and Pride: The Passions of J.C. Raulston

A quarter-century after his death, the founder of NC State's arboretum is remembered for his pioneering efforts to cultivate a welcoming space for LGBTQ professionals in horticulture. 

Mary Haskett talking with several students at NC State.

Jun 23, 2021

More Students Struggle With Basic Needs Due to Pandemic

The economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic has hit students hard, resulting in a marked increase in food insecurity and homelessness. The toll on their mental health has been striking. 

An NC State student in a mask looks at her laptop.

May 13, 2021

Woodson Reflects on Heroes of Pandemic

Chancellor Randy Woodson credits the Wolfpack community for persevering through the sacrifices and challenges wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic.  

The Talley tower

May 6, 2021

Trustees OK Strategic Plan

Wolfpack 2030, a plan charting NC State's course for the rest of the decade, includes a focus on diversity and seeks to raise the university's visibility as a preeminent public research institution. 

Autumn Belk stands with her arms outstretched, back to the camera, teaching students a yoga pose.

Feb 18, 2021

Yoga for Life

Autumn Belk teaches students to master yoga's ancient techniques to achieve harmony of mind and body and improve overall well-being. The lessons can last a lifetime. 

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Jan 26, 2021

SPIA Online Bachelor’s Powers Up in Rankings — Again

The annual ranking of online college programs by U.S. News brings good news for NC State's graduate programs in business, engineering, information technology and education. But the online bachelor's degree in public sector leadership gets the headlines. 

The NC State Belltower at dusk and night. Photo by Marc Hall

Nov 24, 2020

Record-Setting Class of AAAS Fellows Named

The election of 10 faculty to the prestigious scientific society signals NC State's rising reputation as a research powerhouse. 

Three incoming freshman, wearing their masks, chat together in Wolf Plaza during COVID-19 move in 2020. Photo by Marc Hall

Oct 28, 2020

Employees Express Pride, Identify Concerns in Survey

In the 2020 UNC System Employee Engagement Survey, taken before the COVID-19 pandemic, faculty and staff express overall job satisfaction and pride in the university. 

Parents and students shop at Wolfpack Outfitters during the first day of move-in for the Fall 2020 semester. Photo by Becky Kirkland.

Oct 13, 2020

Auxiliary Units Complete Cost-Cutting Plans for Fall

In a final round of cost-cutting actions by auxiliary units, NC State's retail and hospitality division is enacting temporary furloughs and salary reductions. 

Students pose high above the city of London in a glass observation pod.

Oct 7, 2020

Eye of the Storm

An eight-week study-abroad program on global leadership gave a group of NC State students a front-row seat to corporate decision-making as Europe grappled with economic uncertainties and an emerging pandemic.